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Drunk driving, may be too intense for younger listers.

Mike Arman <armanmik@n-jcenter.com> wrote:

>As I understand it, in Turkey, if they catch you driving drunk, they
>shoot you. Right then. On the spot. (It may not be Turkey, but this
>REALLY IS the penalty for drunk driving somewhere . . . )

It's like the medieval tradition of chopping a wrist off if one is caught
picking pockets. The result - a virtually non-existent level of crime in the
Baltic states (in Estonia for one).

>DUI needs to be an absolutely zero-tolerance crime. 

It is in Russia. First strike - you're out of licensed driving for 3 years,
second strike - you're in a big boarding home with a view of gridded sky from
the window.

Igor Kessel
'89 200TQ -- 18psi (TAP)
'98 A4TQ -- mostly stock
Philadelphia, PA